Please note that this consultant does not offer direct consultations to patients. Other consultants may refer to them to seek their expertise in your treatment.

Professional background

Dr Pegoretti Baruteau is a consultant in diagnostic neuroradiology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) at Queen Square since May 2017. Since April 2019 she became the lead consultant neuroradiologist for the fetal medicine unit and neonatal care imaging services at University College London Hospital.

Dr Pegoretti Baruteau studied medicine at the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo (PUC-SP) in Brazil. Following this, she trained clinical radiology in Rio de Janeiro in various hospitals, including the Sao Vicente de Paulo’s Hospital of Tijuca and the National Institute of Cancer, before training at the department of radiology of Saint Antoine Hospital in Paris, France, where she obtained the interuniversity diploma in imaging in oncology at the Pierre and Marie Curie University. She undertook the neuroradiology sub-specialty fellowship at the department of neuroradiology of Toulouse University Hospital and also obtained the interuniversity diploma of diagnostic and therapeutic neuroradiology in France.

In the UK she worked as consultant neuroradiologist at the Royal London Hospital and as clinical research associate and the department of perinatal imaging and Health, King’s College London, St Thomas’ Hospital, before joining the NHNN.

Research interests

Dr Pegoretti Baruteau is a honorary associate professor of UCL in the maternal and fetal medicine department and has research interest in brain development, fetal and neonatal imaging.

She also has research interest in advanced MR imaging techniques, especially in the support for the diagnosis of vascular, oncology and inflammatory neurological diseases in both paediatric and adult population.


Optimizing maternal fat suppression with constrained image-based shimming in fetal MR. Gaspar AS, Nunes RG, Ferrazzi G, Hughes EJ, Hutter J, Malik SJ, McCabe L, Baruteau KP, Rutherford MA, Hajnal JV, Price AN. Magn Reson Med. 2019 Jan;81(1):477-485. doi: 10.1002/mrm.27375. Epub 2018 Jul 29. PMID: 30058204 Free PMC article.

Construction of a neonatal cortical surface atlas using Multimodal Surface Matching in the Developing Human Connectome Project. Bozek J, Makropoulos A, Schuh A, Fitzgibbon S, Wright R, Glasser MF, Coalson TS, O'Muircheartaigh J, Hutter J, Price AN, Cordero-Grande L, Teixeira RPAG, Hughes E, Tusor N, Baruteau KP, Rutherford MA, Edwards AD, Hajnal JV, Smith SM, Rueckert D, Jenkinson M, Robinson EC. Neuroimage. 2018 Oct 1;179:11-29. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.06.018. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

PMID: 29890325 Free PMC article.

A comparison of ultrasound with magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of fetal biometry and weight in the second trimester of pregnancy: An observer agreement and variability study. Matthew J, Malamateniou C, Knight CL, Baruteau KP, Fletcher T, Davidson A, McCabe L, Pasupathy D, Rutherford M. Ultrasound. 2018 Nov;26(4):229-244. doi: 10.1177/1742271X17753738. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

PMID: 30479638 Free PMC article.

Placenta Imaging Workshop 2018 report: Multiscale and multimodal approaches.

Slator P, Aughwane R, Cade G, Taylor D, David AL, Lewis R, Jauniaux E, Desjardins A, Salomon LJ, Millischer AE, Tsatsaris V, Rutherford M, Johnstone ED, Melbourne A; participants of the workshop. Placenta. 2019 Apr;79:78-82. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2018.10.010. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PMID: 30396518

A rare presentation of atypical demyelination: tumefactive multiple sclerosis causing Gerstmann's syndrome. Gnanapavan S, Jaunmuktane Z, Baruteau KP, Gnanasambandam S, Schmierer K. BMC Neurol. 2014 Apr 2;14:68. doi: 10.1186/1471-2377-14-68.

PMID: 24694183 Free PMC article.